At Least 50 Dead In Japan Flash Floods  

At least 50 people have died and a dozen are missing after persistent, heavy rainfall unleashed flash floods on the Japanese island of Kyushu.

More than 1.2 million people have been advised to evacuate their homes on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu, as torrential rain continues to lash southwestern Japan.

In Kyushu’s Kumamoto prefecture, the region hardest hit by the flooding, 49 deaths were reported in towns along the Kuma River, according to Japan’s Fire and Disaster Management Agency.

The deaths included 14 residents of a riverside nursing home. Another death was reported in Fukuoka prefecture to the north. (📹: DW News)

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